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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Secures Funding for Queens Community House to Support Alternative High Schools

NEW YORK (March 2022) – On March 10, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced that she secured funding for Queens Community House (QCH), one of the borough’s largest social service organizations, to support their alternative high schools.

Queens Community House Joins Rally of 1,500 New Yorkers to Ask Mayor for Fair Pay for Nonprofit Workers

NEW YORK (March 2022) – On March 10, 120 nonprofit workers from Queens Community House (QCH), one of the borough’s largest social service organizations, joined the Just Pay rally to call for the NYC Mayor and City Council to end government-sanctioned poverty wages for human se

Queens Community House Steps Up As Eviction Moratorium Expires

On January 15, the statewide eviction moratorium expired, more than a year and a half after it was established to protect tenants impacted by the pandemic.

QCH Aims to Enhance Older Adult Services After Being Awarded Five Fully Funded Older Adult Centers

QCH has been awarded five fully funded Older Adult Centers (OAC): Forest Hills OAC, Rego Park OAC, Pomonok OAC, Kew Gardens Community Center, and Queens Center for Gay Seniors. 

QCH Comment on Commissioner Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez’s Announcement of Increase in Home-Delivered Meals Reimbursement Rate

“We strongly applaud the announcement made today by Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez, Commissioner of the NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA), at a hearing before the City Council’s Committee on Aging, that DFTA and the NYC Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be increasing the per meal rate

Double Your Impact on the Community for #GivingTuesday

As many of you know, #GivingTuesday is a globally recognized day of generosity.

Queens Community House Submits Testimony to Expand Voting Rights to Noncitizen New Yorkers

Queens Community House is proud to submit our testimony on behalf of Introduction 1867 to expand voting rights in New York City elections to nearly one million noncitizen New Yorkers.

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Queens Community House Collaborates with Queens Museum for Oral History Workshop for Older Adults

Queens Community House collaborated with the Queens Museum to encourage QCH's older adult participants to share their stories through a two-part bilingual oral history workshop. Neighbors from our older adult centers learned the ins and outs of developing audio content.

QCH Board Member Joshua Weingarten Hosts YouthBuild at Construction Site Near JFK Airport

Queens Community House Board Member Joshua Weingarten hosted our YouthBuild program at one of his construction sites near JFK Airport.

Students Build Their Own Bikes To Take Home Through QCH Summer Rising

Students are loving Queens Community House's (QCH) newest Summer Rising activity: building their very own bicycles that they get to take home! Through this activity, they are learning about engineering and other key STEM knowledge. 

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